Rugged and fit for skydiving or skiing down a snowy cliff, the 1080p cam offers two slow-mo settings, adding a Hollywood touch to your extreme BBQ videos.
After some all-weather iPad protection? The confidence-testing case is waterproof despite including no screen cover. witchcraft, basically. Fingers crossed an iPad Mini one is on the way. Price: £95
The satnav supremo’s lightest, cheapest GPS watch tells you how far, how fast and fends off water. It’s one of the simplest ways to track fitness activity and when you’ve hit a personal record, the Forerunner 10 will let you know. Price: £10
If you like your home phones futuristic looking, the all-in-one handset with base built in has a 13 hour battery, 220 contacts book and could be worn round your neck, potentially. Price: £100
Blasting sound via NFC or Bluetooth, the capsule-shaped speaker is packed with Beats Audio tech to deliver the bass and a rechargeable battery to give you 7 hours of uninterrupted party time. Price: £169
Like most binoculars, these specialise in looking at far-away objects. You can also take pictures via the built-in camera, though maybe you should avoid princesses sunbathing in France. Price: £390
Strap this fella to your forearm and it’ll monitor your pulse and heart-rate, and tell you how (in)effective your workout routine is via an iPhone app. You can even skip songs on your playlists via the buttons on the face. Price: £100
Much less complex than its cube-puzzle cousin, this retro USB-powered speaker sources audio via a 3.5mm jack, then dishes out songs and nostalgia in equal measure. Price: £20
This CD case-sized LED projector turns your smartphone into a cinema via the magic of HDMI. The projector has a brightness of 85 lumens and projects at 480p for up to two hours on a single battery charge. Price: £250
Finally you can speak confidently over Skype, rather than leaning in to your miserable laptop mic like a lemon. Just plug this phone handset into a USB port, and you’re away.
This skull-speaker from Jean-Michel Jarre comes in ten different colours and is certainly eyecatching. But with dual 15W speakers and a 40W subwoofer, this iPhone dock packs a punch too. Price: £349
This action camera records up to 1080p, is waterproof to 30ft and has a wide-angle lense that records in a 170 degree arc. Just clip it onto yourself before you head out for your adrenaline-junkie thrills and spills.
You’ll get approximately six hours playback from this 3W speaker – not bad considering it’s only 10cm in diameter and just over 5cm high. It’ll also double as a replacement hockey puck if you fancy getting out on the ice this christmas. Price: £60
Robotic limbs provide mobility to paraplegics or augment the strength and endurance of nurses, firefighters, and soldiers. The HAL-5 (Hybrid Assisted Limb) from the Cyberdyne Corporation uses coin-sized electromyogram (EMG) sensors on the shoulders, hips, knees and elbows to eavesdrop on the signal sent from the brain to muscles. During its three-hour batteryRead More